since i lost 9 fish, i thought i would give an update on my tank. no more fish have died,ammonia at 0ppm,nitrite at 0ppm,p.h. at 8.4,nitrate at 20 to 40 ppm
,salinity at 1.022.tank is cyrstal clear,new things coming to life.been doing weekly water changes 10%.saving up some money to get more lr
only have about 49 pounds right now.like to get at least 40 more pounds to help with the filtration.but everything is going well.thanks for all the advice from everyone.